Category: Chicago

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Jan
2021

Priest Removed From Ministry After Decades-Old Child Sexual Abuse AllegationPriest Removed From Ministry After Decades-Old Child Sexual Abuse Allegation

A Catholic priest in Chicago has been removed from the parish that he has presided over since 1981 following allegations that he sexually abused a minor more than 40 years ago, numerous sources reported. Father Michael Pfleger, 71, has been removed from service at St. Sabina parish by his superiors. The decision follows “receipt by […]

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Dec
2020

An Innocent Naked Woman Whose Home Was Wrongly Raided By Police Had To FOIA For The EvidenceAn Innocent Naked Woman Whose Home Was Wrongly Raided By Police Had To FOIA For The Evidence

Recently released police body camera footage shows officers with guns drawn handcuffing an innocent naked woman during a raid of the wrong home in early 2019, a local CBS affiliate reported Monday. Anjanette Young had to file a Freedom of Information Act Request with the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to obtain the body camera footage […]

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Nov
2020

81-Year-Old Former Marine Fends Off Three Burglars With Antique Walking Stick81-Year-Old Former Marine Fends Off Three Burglars With Antique Walking Stick

An 81-year-old former Marine repelled three burglars from his suburban Chicago home with an antique Irish walking stick that was handed down from his grandfather, numerous sources reported. Dan and Barbara Donovan responded to a knock on their door Nov. 4, and found a stranger wearing a reflective vest and face mask carrying what appeared […]

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Oct
2020

Self-Identified BLM Demonstrator Hanging From Rope On Trump Tower In Chicago Threatens To Jump If He Doesn’t Talk To The PresidentSelf-Identified BLM Demonstrator Hanging From Rope On Trump Tower In Chicago Threatens To Jump If He Doesn’t Talk To The President

A self-identified Black Lives Matter member hanging from a rope off of Trump Tower in Chicago on Sunday evening threatened to kill himself unless President Donald Trump spoke with him, video of the incident shows. Police officials tried to talk the unidentified man to safety as he dangled from an orange rope over the Chicago […]

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Oct
2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Dresses Up As ‘Rona Destroyer’ To Announce Halloween GuidelinesChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Dresses Up As ‘Rona Destroyer’ To Announce Halloween Guidelines

October 01, 2020 8:37 PM ET Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot donned a black mask and a red cape embroidered with “Rona Destroyer” to announce coronavirus related Halloween guidelines on Thursday, the Chicago Tribune reported. Lightfoot’s guidelines require people to wear masks and ask anyone handing out candy to post a sign or leave a […]

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Sep
2020

Chicago LGBTQ Neighborhood Will Change Name From ‘Boystown’ Over Concerns The Name Isn’t InclusiveChicago LGBTQ Neighborhood Will Change Name From ‘Boystown’ Over Concerns The Name Isn’t Inclusive

A LGBTQ neighborhood in Chicago will end the use of its name, “Boystown,” after complaints that the name wasn’t inclusive and was exclusively for gay white men, the Chicago Tribune reported. The neighborhood will instead be called Northalsted, the Northalsted Business Alliance announced, after complaints that the 30-year-old name excludes women and gender nonbinary people, […]

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Sep
2020

Long Island Bar Investigated For Betting On Whether New York Or Chicago Would Have More Labor Day ShootingsLong Island Bar Investigated For Betting On Whether New York Or Chicago Would Have More Labor Day Shootings

September 02, 2020 2:47 PM ET A Long Island bar is under investigation following an Instagram post showing that it was taking bets on whether Chicago or New York City would experience more shootings over Labor Day weekend, the AP reported. The Cliffton reportedly shared photos on its private Instagram of a paper grid hung […]

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Aug
2020

Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago demonstrates unapologetic elitism [Video]Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago demonstrates unapologetic elitism [Video]

Chicago Mayor, Lori Lightfoot, has made a lot of news in recent months. Cursing out her councilman (who is also a very liberal Democrat) who wanted to protect his constituents in his own neighborhood, reviling President Trump and driving business out of her own city’s center, with Macys and Bloomingdales both closing their stores on […]

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Aug
2020

Chicago Store Owner Spent $300,000 To Reopen Destroyed Business After Riots, Only For It To Be Struck Again By VandalsChicago Store Owner Spent $300,000 To Reopen Destroyed Business After Riots, Only For It To Be Struck Again By Vandals

August 14, 2020 4:36 PM ET A Chicago shop owner thought he had a second chance after his store was destroyed during the riots and violence following George Floyd’s death in May, the Associated Press reported. But that second chance was fleeting. After Walid Mouhammad, the owner of African Food & Liquor, spent $300,000 to […]

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